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Jana F. Johnson

June 6, 1924 ~ July 2, 2018 (age 94)
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Jana F. Johnson, 94, of Whiting, Iowa, died on Monday, July 2, 2018, at Pleasant View Care Center in Whiting.

Memorial services will be 10:30 A.M. Saturday, July 7, 2018, at the First Congregational Church, U.C.C. in Whiting, with Pastor Nea Stepp officiating. Burial will follow in the Whiting City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service in Onawa, Iowa.

Jana Fay was born June 6, 1924 in rural Whiting, Iowa the daughter of Ralph and Dorothy (Dean) Matthews. 

Jana was united in marriage to Clarence “Pinky” Johnson in San Antonio, Texas in 1944. Jana and Clarence had three daughters: Pamela, Becky, and Joan.

Jana and Clarence enjoyed many years of ballroom dancing together. She also enjoyed reading and spending time with her family. She was a very talented artist, making beautiful china paintings. She even had her own kiln where she fired the pieces herself.

Jana worked for the Dr. John Garred Sr. Clinic in Whiting, Iowa for over twenty years.

She was over a fifty year member of the First Congregational Church, U.C.C. in Whiting, Iowa where she was very active and dedicated to her church.

She is survived by her daughters and their husbands, Pamela (Gene) Hainault of Kenosha, Wisconsin, Becky (Fred) Beschorner of  Sergeant  Bluff,  Iowa, and Joan (Larry) Bock of Volo, Illinois; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.   

Jana was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence "Pinky" Johnson; infant sister, Patty Sue; her father and mother, Ralph and Dorothy (Dean) Matthews; and sister, Joann Orr. 

Memorials in Jana’s memory may be directed to the First Congregational Church, U. C. C. in Whiting, Iowa.

Condolences may be left online for the family at www.rushfamilycareservice.com

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